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Canada Gairdner Awards

Deadline: October 1

Additional information

"Seven Canada Gairdner Awards are given annually in three different areas. Each award is valued at $100,000 CDN."

  • The Canada Gairdner International Awards (5)These awards are given to biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine resulting in increased understanding of human biology and disease.
  • The Canada Gairdner Global Health Award (1)This award is given to a scientist whose advances have (or will potentially have) a significant impact on health outcomes in the developing world.
  • The Canada Gairdner Wightman Award (1)This award is given to a Canadian who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in medicine and medical science consistent with the purpose of the Foundation.